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Test and trace isn’t working. I know from bitter experience | Letter
Letter: Dr David Fine on getting entangled in a bureaucratic nightmare after testing positive for Covid-19


13, Jan, 2022 @3:04 PM

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Two men detained in Italy over Milan new year sexual assaults
Suspects alleged to have been part of gang that carried out attacks on at least nine women

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

13, Jan, 2022 @1:49 PM

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Covid isolation to be cut to five full days in England, says Sajid Javid
Health secretary confirms reduction in self-isolation period, in decision that could help address staff shortages

Ian Sample Science editor

13, Jan, 2022 @1:33 PM

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Planes, trains and football games: Jonathan Van-Tam’s best analogies
As England’s deputy chief medical officer prepares to step down, here is a selection of his most striking metaphors and similes

Caroline Davies

13, Jan, 2022 @1:30 PM

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Same-sex couple become first in Taiwan to legally adopt child
Wang Chen-wei and Chen Chun-ju sign papers after ruling allows Chen to register as parent alongside Wang

Helen Davidson in Taipei

13, Jan, 2022 @1:17 PM

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Nigeria lifts Twitter ban seven months after site deleted president’s post
Government says Twitter has agreed to conditions on management of unlawful content and to register in Nigeria

Emmanuel Akinwotu in Lagos

13, Jan, 2022 @11:08 AM

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‘I started campaigning before I could even vote!’ Amika George on period poverty, politics and the power of protest
At just 17, the schoolgirl began a campaign to ensure every school offered free sanitary products. Now 22, she talks about tackling stigma, her new book and her fears about the UK’s new police bill

Zoe Williams

13, Jan, 2022 @10:31 AM

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What lies on the other side of the UK’s Omicron wave?
Covid will continue to shape our lives even after Omicron infections finally begin falling

Ian Sample Science editor

13, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Thursday briefing: Starmer brands Johnson ‘a man without shame’
Concerns for independence of Covid party inquiry as Johnson heavily criticised … anger at ‘oppressive’ anti-protest bill … joy of Buy Nothing groups

Warren Murray

13, Jan, 2022 @6:30 AM

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‘Oppressive and wrong’: green activists urge Labour to vote against policing bill
Justice groups say bill will undermine right to protest at critical time in fight to avoid climate catastrophe

Matthew Taylor and Damien Gayle

13, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘Not the cruise I signed up for’: 30-fold increase in Covid cases upends industry
The surge has led to passengers stranded on ships, staff shortages and tour cancelations in addition to ports turning ships away

Erin McCormick

13, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Anger at NZ government as Afghan ex-vice-president resettled while hundreds of others trapped
Sarwar Danish arrived in the country from Turkey in December, while other Afghans who worked for New Zealand forces remain in fear of their lives

Pete McKenzie in Wellington

13, Jan, 2022 @1:19 AM

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